Definition of tell the timeBritish
- My son is just learning to tell the time.
: to relate in detail : narrate
: to give utterance to : say
: to make known : divulge, reveal
: an inadvertent behavior or mannerism that betrays a poker player's true thoughts, intentions, or emotions
: hill, mound
: the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues : duration
: a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future
: to arrange or set the time of : schedule
: to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time
: to set the tempo, speed, or duration of
: of or relating to time
: recording time
: timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment
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